07 Jul '11, 12am

Sarawak reiterates goal to convert 1 million ha of forest to oil palm plantations via @mongabay

Indigenous community takes court ruling into own hands and seizes oil palm plantation (03/31/2011) A community in Malaysian Borneo seized an oil palm plantation belonging to the IOI Group after the palm oil giant failed to respect the terms of a court ruling that the plantation was established on native customary land, reports the Rainforest Action Network (RAN). Google Earth reveals stark contrast between Sarawak's damaged forests and those in neighboring Borneo states (03/28/2011) Images from Google Earth show a sharp contract between forest cover in Sarawak, a state in Malaysian Borneo, and the neighboring countries of Brunei and Indonesia at a time when Sarawak's Chief Minister Pehin Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud is claiming that 70 percent of Sarawak's forest cover is intact. Report: corruption in Sarawak led to widespread deforestation, violations of indigenous rights (03/10...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2011/0706-sarawak_palm_oil_targe...

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Europe to require listing of palm oil on product labels via @mongabay

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news.mongabay.com 08 Jul '11, 5pm

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Prominent scientists condemn proposed changes to Brazil's Forest Code via @mongabay

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news.mongabay.com 07 Jul '11, 1am

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Brazilian senator: Forest Code reform necessary to grow farm sector via @mongabay

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